Dr. Nathir Obeidat is the President of the University of Jordan since 2020. He served as the Minister of Health in Jordan and as the official spokesperson of the National Epidemiological Committee, which was responsible for the Coronavirus file in Jordan. He was also the Dean of the School of Medicine at the University of Jordan.
Dr. Obeidat obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree from Plovdiv Medical University in Bulgaria in 1985. He received a Master’s degree in Internal Medicine from the University of Jordan in 1994.
He was awarded a scholarship in Respiratory Medicine and Sleep Medicine from the University of Sydney in Australia in 2000. He obtained the Jordanian Board of Respiratory Medicine in 2002 and the Jordanian Board of internal medicine in 1994.